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Section: Music Resources "To appreciate music requires merely a receptive temperament. Obviously, the more one understands of the technique whereby certain harmonious results are produced, the greater will be the enjoyment of those results. "


Sub Section: Educational Websites: Helpful Information for Teachers and Students of Music


Web Link: Essentials of Music
Web Link: Stephen Foster's Sketchbook
Web Link: Teacher Burnout: How Do We Cope With It?
Web Link: Making Sense of American Popular Song: Provides a place for students and teachers to begin working with songs as a way of understanding the past.
Web Link: Genres and Type of Music
Web Link: Musicology and Music History
Web Link: Music Education
Web Link: A Practical Guide To Musical Composition
Web Link: National Association for the Study and Performance of African American Music
Web Link: Music Resources on the Web
Web Link: Music: The Art Of Listening: Glossary
Web Link: The Story of Tin Pan Alley, America's Music Publishing Industry
Web Link: American Brass of the 1800s
Web Link: Songwriters Hall of Fame
Web Link: Early Music New York
Web Link: American Popular Music From1900-1950
Web Link: A History of Musical
Web Link: Music From 1800-1860
Web Link: Eric Weisstein's Treasure Trove of Music: This treasure chest holds definitions of important musical terms and concepts. While some definitions are too complex for elementary musicians, others are short, sweet, and easy enough for young maestros to master.
Web Link: Introduction To Reading Music: Learn to read music one simple step at a time on this Web site. Begin with clefs and time signatures, and then advance to basic counting and symbols.
Web Link: Interactive Strategies for Using Music in the Academic Curriculum by Michelle Lazar, MT-BC
Web Link: Implementing Music In The Classroom
Web Link: Promoting Literacy Through Music
Web Link: Journal of Music Theory                                            All links working properly a/o 12/31/2012


Section: Dissertations


Web Link: Archive of Dissertation Abstracts in Music: Abstracts of both completed dissertations and to those in progress.
Web Link: Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology-Online
Web Link: Finding Dissertations On Music
Web Link: Dissertations on Music
Web Link: Archive of Dissertation Abstracts in Music
Web Link: Outstanding Dissertations in Music from British Universities      Links checked 12/31/2012


Section: Synopsis: A synopsis of articles which would interest the general reader by giving an historical and appreciative resum of music as an art.


Sub Section: The Art-Forms


Article Name: The Art-Forms of Music, Letter C:                     Posted 6/14/07
Article Name: The Art-Forms of Music, Letters D-I                  Posted 6/14/07
Article Name: The Art-Forms of Music, Letters L-N                 Posted 6/15/07
Article Name: The Art-Forms of Music, Letters O-P                 Posted 6/15/07
Article Name: The Art-Forms of Music, Letters Q-R                 Posted 6/17/07
Article Name: The Art-Forms of Music, Letters S-T                  Posted 6/17/07         Last part
Article Name: Art Forms Of Music: Fugue                                 Posted 8/13/07
Article Name: Art Forms In Music: Sonata                                 Posted 8/13/07


Sub Section: Definitions and Descriptions of Terms and Processes Used In The Interpretation of Music
Article Name: Terms and Processes Used in the Interpretation of Music: Letter A-F           Posted 6/17/07
Article Name: Terms and Processes Used in the Interpretation of Music: Letters G-M        Posted 8/12/07
Article Name: Terms and Processes Used in the Interpretation of Music: Letters M-P         Posted 8/12/07
Article Name: Terms and Processes Used in the Interpretation of Music: Letters Q-T         Posted 8/12/07
Article Name: Terms and Processes Used in the Interpretation of Music: Letters T- V        Posted 8/12/07      Last Part


Section: Music In Expression


Sub Section: Dance Interpretations: The Creative Art of Body Movement


Web Link: Free To Dance, Dance Timeline
Web Link: All About Tap Dance
Web Link: History of the Lindy Hop
Web Link: History of Swing Dancing
Web Link: History of Salsa Dance
Web Link: Salsa Dance Music
Web Link: Merengue Dance
Web Link: Tango Craze
Web Link: The Boogie Woogie
Web Link: Mambo Dance History
Web Link: Dance History Archives
Web Link: The Polka Dance
Web Link: The History of Dance
Web Link: Dance in Stage Musicals
Web Link: Spanish Dancing
Web Link: Foxtrot Dance
Web Link: Jazz Dance
Web Link: The Virginia Reel
Web Link: The Ragtime Story
Web Link: Dancing Information
Web Link: Scott Joplin and Ragtime
Web Link: The Quadrille
Web Link: The Polka
Web Link: The Waltz
Web Link: History of Modern Ballroom Dancing
Web Link: A History of Modern Ballroom Dancing (a different site)


Sub Section: Ballet, A Graceful Narration


Web Link: The History of Ballet
Web Link: The History of Ballet Shoes
Web Link: Historical Ballet Notes
Web Link: Ballet Alert
Web Link: A Glance At The Ballet's Technique
Web Link: Footnote to Balanchine - memories of Ballet Society and choreographer George Balanchine - 50th anniversary of New York City Ballet Company
Web Link: Teaching Ballet To Young Children
Web Link: Pointe Shoe History


Sub Section: Singing: An expression of Musical Sound


Web Link: Should I Sing This in My Head Voice or My Chest Voice : A discussion about range, register and tone placement for intermediate and advanced singers, Part I.
Web Link: Journey of the Voice: Anatomy, Physiology and the Care of the Voice
Web Link: Anatomy and Physiology of Voice Production: Highlights
Web Link: Vocal Sound Production
Web Link: How Singing Is Created: Vocal Anatomy
Web Link: How Sound Works
Web Link: Catching the Audience's Eye: Effective Stage Presence
Web Link: Accessing Head voice
Web Link: Breathing Techniques
Web Link: Timing, Rythm and Tempo
Web Link: Diction For Singers
Web Link: Sight Reading and Sight Singing
Web Link: A Brief History of Singing


Sub Section: Opera, The Art of Singing


Web Link: Opera Voices: Who Sings Opera?
Web Link: First Opera House
Web Link: The History of the Opera Glove
Web Link: Opera and The Task Of Prima Donna
Web Link: Origin and Development of Opera
Web Link: Information on Opera
Web Link: Performance History of Beethhoven's "Fidelio"
Web Link: Performance History of Bizet's "Carmen"
Web Link: Performance History of Puccini's "La Boheme"
Web Link: Performance History of Puccini's "Tosca"
Web Link: Performance History of Verdi's "Aida"
Web Link: Opera-Wagner's Personality


Section: Musical Instrumentsection:


Sub Section: The Piano


Web Link: Technique Matters - Problems with Posture At The Piano
Web Link: A History Of The Piano From 1709 to 1980
Web Link: The Virtual Piano
Web Link: Top Ten Qualities of  A Successful Piano Student
Web Link: The "Why" of The Piano
Web Link: The Keyboard: A solid understanding of the principles of music theory requires a solid understanding  of the Piano keyboard. There are 26 mini lessons online.
Web Link: The Piano Time Line: A Chronological History
Web Link: A Short History of The Piano-The Baldwin Story: Keyboard Instrument


Sub Section: Miscellaneous Instruments


Web Link: Guitars and Guitar Music
Web Link: A Selection of Musical Instruments
Web Link: The Instruments of Celtic Music
Web Link: Marching Bands and Band Instruments
Web Link: A Guide To Medieval and Renaissance Instruments
Web Link: African -American Banjo
Web Link: The First Banjo Contest
Web Link: Banjo History
Web Link: Information About Instruments
Web Link: The "List" of Period Instrument Performance Ensembles
Web Link: The Cuatro: Puerto Rico's National Instrument
Web Link: Jewish Musical Instruments
Web Link: Jamaican Music and Instruments
Web Link: Native American Musical Instruments
Web Link: The Names of Instruments and Voices in Foreign Languages
Web Link: Bells
Web Link: Folk Instruments of Latin America
Web Link: Slovakian Musical Instruments


Sub Section: Orchestral Instruments


Web Link: The Violin-String Instrument
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Web Link: The Viola -String Instrument
Web Link: The Cello- String Instrument
Web Link: Double Bass- String Instrument
Web Link: Woodwind Instruments
Web Link: Brief Sketch of Piccolo, Flute, English Horn, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Saxaphone: Woodwind Instruments
Web Link: The Oboe- Woodwind Instrument
Web Link: French Horn- Brass Instrument
Web Link: Trombone- Brass Instrument
Web Link: Tuba- Brass Instrument History
Web Link: Trumpet- Brass Instrument
Web Link: Miscellaneous Percussion Instruments of Definite and Indefinite Pitch
Web Link: Timpani- Instrument of Percussion
 Web Link: Bass Drum- Instrument of Percussion
Web Link: Snare Drum-Instrument of Percussion
Web Link: A Short History of The Piano-The Baldwin Story: Keyboard Instrument
Web Link: Instruments of a Standard Symphony Orchestra
Web Link: Harpsichord, Illustration and Details


Section: The Orchestra
Web Link: Orchestra Seating Chart
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Web Link: The Conductor
Web Link: The Orchestra
Web Link: Layout of the Orchestra
Web Link: Program Music
Web Link: The Score


Section: Orchestral Music


Web Link: Welcome to the Wonderful World of Baroque Music
Web Link: Baroque Music-Part I
Web Link: Baroque Music-Part II
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Web Link: Recommended Listening and Reading in Early Baroque Music
Web Link: Bach's Cantatas: A Brief Orientation, Baroque Music Club
Web Link: Classical Music-Classical Era
Web Link: Classical Music Glossary
Web Link: Symphonies
Web Link: Featured Symphonies
Web Link: Joseph Haydn and The Classical Era
Web Link: Late Classicism: Franz Schubert 1797-1828
Web Link: Early Romanticism: Hector Berlioz 1803-1869
Web Link: Early Romanticism: Felix Mendelssohn 1809-1847
Web Link: Middle Romanticism: Johannes Brahms 1833-1897
Web Link: Middle Romanticism: Antonin Dvorak 1841-1904
Web Link: Middle Romanticism: Pyotr llychTchaikovsky 1840-1893
Web Link: Georg Philipp Telemann 1681-1767
Web Link: George Frederic Handel 1685-1759
Web Link: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  1756-1791
Web Link: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Web Link: Henry Purcell 1659-1695
Web Link: Alessandro Scarlatti 1659-1725
Web Link: Frederic Chopin 1809-1849


Sub Section: Nora Post-Oboist Performer/Publications


Web Link: Professional Biography
Web Link: Three Generations of Rigoutat OBoes-publication
Web Link: The Double Reeds of Indiana: Fox Bassoons


Sub Section: Jazz Music


Web Link: Jazz Dance
Web Link: People Of Jazz Index
Web Link: The History of Jazz
Web Link: The Golden Age of Jazz
Web Link: Blues World
Web Link: The Origins of Jazz
Web Link: Really The Blues
Web Link: Recollections of Jelly Roll Morton
Web Link: Encounters With Fats Waller
Web Link: The Birth of The Cool 1927

 
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